Glossary of the employed medical terms & definitions
Dicrocoeliasis = hepatic fascioliasis due to infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum.
Dyschondrosteosis = a familial bone dysplasia characterised by bowing of the radius, dorsal dislocation of the distal ulna and proximal carpal bones, and mesomelic dwarfism. Also called Léri-Weill syndrome.
Dysplasia = an abnormality of development; in pathology, alteration in size, shape and organisation of adult cells.
Mesomelia = a condition in which the forearms and lower legs are abnormally short.
Micromelia = an abnormal shortness or smallness of limbs. Also called nanomelia.